Corsica is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 594 people and just one neighborhood, Corsica is the 99th largest community in South Dakota.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Corsica is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Corsica is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Corsica who work in healthcare suport services (13.25%), management occupations (8.28%) and sales jobs (7.62%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Corsica is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Corsica really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Corsica perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Corsica has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Corsica has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Corsica than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Corsica may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Corsica spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.27 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Corsica is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.